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Re: Was my husband's episode vasovagal?
From: S. Converse
Sounds almost exactly like my VVS episodes. A tilt-table test seems to be the definitive diagnostic tool for VVS so, personally, I would recommend it. I've had three, one without medication and two while they adjusted my medication (Atenolol and Zoloft). I have had one episode since going on the medication but it was not nearly as severe and I didn't pass out. See my post about naproxen sodium. Hope this helps!
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thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms. Medical
treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms
since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It
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online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under
the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal
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